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Can thrush give you acid reflux?

Can thrush give you acid reflux?

No, but true: Esophageal candidiasis can be terribly painful.Thrush and acid reflux are relatively straight forward in diagnosis and treatment. Both should respond rapidly with an antifungal and an acid blocker. ...Read more

Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
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Oral Thrush (Definition)

Oral thrush or oral candidiasis is a yeast infection of the mouth. White plaques are present on the inner side of cheeks of the mouth. The tongue may also have a white coat. Treatment is by antifungal liquid, tablets or troches. Thrush can occur when the normal flora of the mouth is disturbed such as during antibiotics, oral ...Read more


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PPIs always effective on my acid reflux - except, for 1st time ever, no help at all after course of prednisone for hives. Could this be thrush?

PPIs always effective on my acid reflux - except, for 1st time ever, no help at all after course of prednisone for hives. Could this be thrush?

Could be,: Fungal esophagitis is possible, but uncommon in an immune -competent person, at any rate steroids in general have many effects on the stomach and esophagus, please visit your doctor, who might prescribe you a higher PPI dose, an anti-fungal if he/she suspects, or refers you to a gastroenterologist, you deserve evaluation anyways, good luck ...Read more

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5 month old gas asthma reflux had the flu 3 ear infection pink eye thrush and now boil in anus low immunity or something else?

5 month old gas asthma reflux had the flu 3 ear infection pink eye thrush and now boil in anus low immunity or something else?

Frequent infections: In view of all his infections at such a young age, I believe you should discuss his problem with your pediatrician. He may need to have immune globulins evaluated. ...Read more

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What would cause a female in her 60's to repeatedly get thrush when she has not been sexually active in 10 yrs? Have fibromyalgia, osteo arthritis, degenerative disc disease, acid reflux, IBS w/constipation, spastic colon - actually get spasms in various

What would cause a female in her 60's to repeatedly get thrush when she has not been sexually active in 10 yrs? Have fibromyalgia, osteo arthritis, degenerative disc disease, acid reflux, IBS w/constipation, spastic colon - actually get spasms in various

The: The reason thrush occurs when there is a health crisis is due to the fact that the immune system is working hard to fight off whatever infection is going on; in addition antibiotics kill a lot of the good bacteria, which gives the yeast an optimal environment to flourish in.
Fortunately there are good treatments available.
Take care. ...Read more

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Can thrush cause choking?

Can thrush cause choking?

Not really: Some people experience pain in the mouth with thrush. Some have no symptoms. It depends on how much thrush you have. Go see your doctor if you have thrush. It will not go away by itself. ...Read more

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Can oral sex cause thrush?

Can oral sex cause thrush?

Yes it is possible: Yes, it's possible to pass a yeast infection to a partner during unprotected oral sex. Symptoms include an irritated or itchy mouth. If a known or suspected yeast infection is present in either partner, it is best to avoid oral sex until treated properly. ...Read more

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Can extremely high levels of stress cause thrush in adults?

Can extremely high levels of stress cause thrush in adults?

Nope: Thrush is an infection caused by yeast, usually the type named Candida. Stress has absolutely nothing to do with it. See a doctor to confirm the diagnosis and get treatment advice. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hello I would like to know what are the cause of oral thrush in babies?

Hello I would like to know what are the cause of oral thrush in babies?

Oral thrush: A baby usually gets oral thrush from passing thru the birth canal of an infected mother. ...Read more

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What causes and how is thrush treated? Symptoms? Could pacifier cause this?  

What causes and how is thrush treated? Symptoms? Could pacifier cause this?  

Yeast: Thrush is a yeast infection in the mouth, generally in young babies in the first few months. There's white plaques on the inside of the lips, on the tongue, the sides of the mouth, and the roof. The difference between this and milk residue is the thrush doesn't brush or rinse off. It's treated with oral nystatin, an antifungal solution painted on. The pacifier can pass the yeast around. ...Read more

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What could cause a female in her 60's, sexually inactive for 10 yrs to constantly get thrush?

What could cause a female in her 60's, sexually inactive for 10 yrs to constantly get thrush?

See below: The possible reasons: decreased immune response, long term use of antibiotics or steroids and as a result of it - decrease/lack of normal vaginal flora. ...Read more

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I Was drinking ignoring myself getting sick. Now got real sick then developed thrush. Could this be cause of me drinking while sick?

I Was drinking ignoring myself getting sick. Now got real sick then developed thrush. Could this be cause of me drinking while sick?

Alcohol and thrush: Thrush usually occurs when immunocompromised by conditions like diabetes, malnutrition, infections like HIV, IV drug use or cancers. F/U in next 48-96 hours with doctor, you need a thorough evaluation with CBC, CMP, sed rate, and serology, as well as treatment for alcohol use and the causitive factors, you are quite young and have a big future ahead. ...Read more

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Is RSV caused from thrush or vise versa?

They are not related: Rsv is a virus called respiratory syncytial virus which most commonly causes upper respiratory infections and pneumonitis (viral infection of lungs). It can be most serious in the very young or those who are immunocompromised because of a transplant. Thrush is caused by the yeast Candida Albicans and again it occurs most often in infants (normal). They are not related. ...Read more

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What causes recurrent bouts of vaginal thrush?

What causes recurrent bouts of vaginal thrush?

Doctor can evaluate: When a teen girl or a woman gets repeated vaginal Candida infections, she can be evaluated to see what might be the problem. Sometimes it is a pH (how much acidity is there) imbalance in the vagina, a decrease in "normal flora" (the healthy bacteria that live in the vagina), an immune system problem (inability to prevent yeast overgrowth), a diabetes/sugar problem, etc... ...Read more

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What are the causes of thrush and smelly discharge?

2 different things.: Thrush is caused by candiasis infection. However vaginal yeast infections don't have an odor. Smelly discharges can be related to bacterial vaginosis or a number of std's. So, it is recommended that you have this checked by your family physician or your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Could metronidazole cause thrush?

Drug thrush: After a course of antibiotics including metronidazole, some women may develop a vaginal thrush. ...Read more

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What are the causes of thrush and how to treat thrush in the mouth?

Fungal infection: Thrush is a fungal infection. Oral thrush and other candida infections can occur when your immune system is weakened by disease or drugs such as prednisone, or when antibiotics disturb the natural balance of microorganisms in your body. Antifungal medications usually are able to treat it. See your dentist or physician. ...Read more

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What causes thrush?

What causes thrush?

Candida: Candida, a common yeast. Thrush can occur in people with immunosuppression, such as HIV infection. It can also occur in diabetics, people taking antibiotics, people taking oral steroids or using steroid inhalers, and people who wear dentures. ...Read more

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What is thrush and what causes it?

Fungal Infection: Thrush is an infection of the mouth caused by the candida fungus. Candida infections are not limited to the mouth and can occur elsewhere in the body.
Small amounts of candida exist in most healthy people and are kept in check by bacteria. However, certain illnesses, stress, and medications can disturb this balance and allow the fungus to grow out of control. ...Read more

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What are the causes of chronic thrush?

Fungus: Common thrush is an overgrowth of a normal oral fungus called candida albicans. It usually results from an imbalance of oral organisms secondary to antibiotic use. It can also occur in immune compromised patients. Treatment with anti fungal agents after stopping antibiotics is generally effective. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what has caused my thrush?

Thrush: Thrush is formed by a fungus and develops in a warm moist environment such as the vagina ...Read more

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What are some of the causes of oral thrush in adults?

What are some of the causes of oral thrush in adults?

See answer: Excess use of antibiotics, diseases that suppresses your immune system like diabetes, hiv, lupus, leukemia and drugs that suppresses your immune system like steroids and transplant drugs. ...Read more

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Why do steroid cause thrush?

Immunosuppressive: Thrush occurs when a fungus called candida overgrows in your mouth. A small amount of this fungus lives in your mouth most of the time. It is usually kept in check by your immune system and other germs that also normally live in your mouth. However, when your immune system is weak or when the other normal bacteria die, the fungus can overgrow. Steroids can compromise your immune system function. ...Read more

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Can thrush cause a stiff neck?

Possible: You need to see a Provider to see if there is something else going on. Thrush does not usually cause a stiff neck. ...Read more

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Why does Flonase cause thrush?

Why does Flonase cause thrush?

It shouldn't: Flonase on the nose should not cause thrush if used as recommended. Flovent may cause thrush especially if one does not gargle and rinse off the cortisone after spraying. The reason? Cortisone increases the sugar level at the throat making one disposed to have yeast overgrowth. ...Read more

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Reflux (Definition)

Acid reflux is defined as the presence of acidic gastric contents in the esophagus causing irritation. It's cause is blamed on the a lax gastroesophageal shpincter that permits usch regurgitation. Vesicoureteral reflux is regurgitation (backing up) of urine in the bladder into the ureter ...Read more


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Candidiasis (Definition)

Candidiasis is an infection caused by a specific group of fungi or yeast that usually occur in warm, moist parts of the body. Common symptoms include ...Read more